Come See Me And The GCC Band This Friday In Disney!

Notice: All Floridians and wannabe mousketeers.   I, along with the Grove City College, Marching Wolverine and Jazz Band, will be performing this Friday at Disney World.  If you’re close, please come down and say hello!   The best spot to catch me (and us!) will be at 11:20 a.m. on Friday, the 24th at the Magic Kingdom Galaxy Palace Theater (located in Tomorrowland), where I will be directing the our Disney Jazz Band Combo.

2008-04-16 Disney World, Magic Kingdom 520
Creative Commons License photo credit: Allie_Caulfield

It’s a full jazz layout, including 5 saxophones, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, plus piano, guitar, bass guitar, and set.

We will be performing:

  1. My Favorite Things
  2. Orange Colored Sky (Vocal)
  3. Zip-a-dee-doo-dah
  4. Hello Again (Vocal)
  5. Friend Like Me
  6. Colors of the Wind (Vocal)
  7. Woodchoppers ball

It will be a grand time and the jazz group, well… Rocks!  Also, Dr. Arnold and I will be parading our “Division 1”, from a “Division 3 school” Marching Band through the Magic Kingdom Park at 2:30 p.m. the same day.   Getting ready for this event has been both real fun and real time consuming (as many of you know).    Hey, I hear the Chief Magic Official, Justin Muchoney, will be there as well! :)

Here’s to a Magical day!

                 

Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website jpisano.com.
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